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Today's News

  • ANNIVERSARY

    Ella Rose Rector and Kenneth Lee Bobb were married on May 19, 1962 in the Florence Christian Church. They celebrated their 50th anniversay in 2012.

    A few years after getting married, the couple welcomed two children, Kevin and Kitty, and moved to the Mt. Zion area of Grant County.

    The couple still resides there and according to Kenny “plan to stay there.”

  • CHURCH NOTES 5.31.12

    Dry Ridge Christian
    • The Helping Hands ministry is looking for volunteers. For more information, call 859-823-0286.
    • Experience worship in a new way. The “116” Contemporary service is happening every Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Josh Cummins, along with the praise band, will lead worship.

    Dry Ridge Presbyterian

  • Hope for ‘Good Daughters’

    When my sister was little, she wiped spaghetti sauce from her mouth with a piece of bread.

    This is a significant event in our family’s history because, as the Good Daughter, it is probably the one and only time Peggy ever got in trouble.

    In a nanosecond, Peggy did the bread-wipe and Dad reached over and whacked her hand, which stunned us all.

    Not that Dad whacked one of us, but that it was Peggy—the Good daughter!

  • VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

    VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL SCHEDULE:

    • Dry Ridge Baptist from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on June 3 - 8. For ages 3 through fifth grade.

    • Williamstown Baptist from 9  a.m. to noon on June 4 - 8. Pre-register at www.williamstownbaptist.com. Click on Ministries and Children. For ages 4 through fifth grade.

    •  Mt. Carmel Baptist from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on June 10 - 15. Classes for all ages.

    • Oak Ridge Baptist on June 18 - 22.

  • SCORES OF ALL SORTS 5.24.12

    GRANT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

    SOFTBALL

    Last week’s results
    Grant County 2, Owen County 1

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
    Owen County 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 1
    Grant County 1 0 1 0 0 0 x 2 7 0

    Owen County Grant County
    ab h r bi ab h r bi
    Gambrell ss 3 0 0 0 McClure p 3 2 2 0
    Waldrop 1b/2b 4 1 0 1 Stith ss 1 1 0 1
    Sutherland 2b/p 3 1 0 0 Smith 3b 2 0 0 0

  • Congratulations to state qualifiers

    It is amazing the amount of athleticism high school students can obtain in a short amount of time.

    Three of the five student-athletes that went to Louisville last week, had only done their qualifying event(s) just this season and were already one of the top 24 in the state in their respective classes.

    On May 17, Williamstown competed in the Class A State Meet at the University of Louisville.

  • McClure signs with Berea

    Grant County High School senior Morgan McClure got to sign her national letter of intent in a different location than most other athletes that sign in the spring.

    McClure signed her national letter of intent with Berea College out in centerfield of the softball field, May 15.

    “It was a special moment for me,” McClure said. “I have worked really hard to get where I am at today and it was special to share that with my mom, dad and sister. They gave up a lot for me and it was neat to do it on my field.
    Knowing that this is my last year here, it meant a lot to me.”

  • Why do you go to church?

    Have you ever asked yourself the question; why do I go to church? Certainly there are many responses to this question. But really, why do you go to church? I want to challenge all church goers to really think about that question. If you are like me you grew up in church, it was what your family did and you really didn’t think about it.

  • CHURCH NOTES 5.24.12

    Christ Community
    June 1 - Church picnic immediately following morning service.
    • June 20 – 23 - Vacation Bible School beginning at 5:30 p.m. each evening (registration starting at 5 p.m.) The theme this year will be Missions with the kids boarding a flight to four different countries and enjoying the culture of that particular country and what our Missionaries experience. For more information, call Rhonda at 859-394-2586.

    Corinth Baptist
    • May 30 – Community Senior Citizens dinner at 11:30 a.m. at Corinth Baptist.

    Dry Ridge Baptist

  • Library to open late May 29

    The Grant County Public Library will not open until 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29. Construction on Barnes Road requires that electricity be turned off and the library will not have power.

    Even though the library will open at 11 a.m., power may not be restored immediately so patrons are asked to be patient until the pwer is turned on.

    For questions or more informatioin, call 859-824-2080.